Monthly Archives: March 2012

via RussiaToday / March 23, 2012 / It's emerged that at the height of Japan's nuclear crisis last March, the authorities in Fukushima concealed radiation data vital to safely evacuate people from that area. Japan has a computer system designed to predict the spread of radioactive releases. ...

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One year later, will Fukushima evacuees ever return home?

by Andy Johnson / CTV News / March 11, 2012 / In Fukushima, Japan, one year after a nuclear meltdown sent a radioactive cloud into the sky and forced residents to flee their homes and businesses, workers are painstakingly carrying out a government mandate to clean up the contamination and prep ...

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‘Invisible enemy’ stalks Fukushima

via JapanTimes / March 12, 2012 / Unknown risks of low-level radiation weigh heavily on locals FUKUSHIMA — Yoshiko Ota keeps her windows shut. She never hangs her laundry outdoors. Fearful of birth defects, she warns her daughters: Never have children. This is life with radiation, nearly o ...

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Rally Against Nuclear Power in Osaka, Japan (video)

via CorbettReport.com / March 11, 2012 / James Corbett of corbettreport.com reports live from the rally against nuclear power in Osaka, Japan in commemoration of the first anniversary of the start of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis.

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Demonstrators present letter to Australian Embassy in Japan

via sloth.gr.jp / March 9, 2012 To: The Australian Embassy, Tokyo 9.03.2012 To Whom it May Concern, In the lead-up to the 1st anniversary of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster we call for an end to Australia?s involvement in fuelling the global nuclear industry. Th ...

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“FUKUSHIMA, Never Again” Trailer

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The Economist: How the nuclear disaster roused Japan’s artists

The Economist / March 10, 2012 IN JAPAN there is no kudos in going to jail for your art. Bending the rules, let alone breaking them, is largely taboo. That was one reason Toshinori Mizuno was terrified as he worked undercover at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear-power plant, trying to get the sho ...

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